The fact that the administration of US President-elect Joe Biden has people Moscow already engaged in talks may help Russia’s diplomacy avoid a “sluggish start” in launching dialogue, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Monday.
Russia rejected the United States’ fresh allegations of link between Iran and the Al-Qaeda militant group that launched the September 11, 2001 attacks, describing the Islamic Republic as a "victim of terrorism" and a "pioneer" in the counter-terror battle.
Russia has rejected the United States’ fresh allegations of link between Iran and the Al-Qaeda terrorist group that launched the September 11, 2001 attacks, describing Tehran a "victim of terrorism" and a "pioneer" in the counter-terror battle.
Iran's Ambassador in Moscow Kazem Jalali and Russian Deputy Foreign Minister and Special Envoy of the Russian President for the Middle East and Africa Mikhail Bogdanov on Tuesday exchanged views on major developments of the Middle East region, the Persian Gulf in particular.
Russia's Permanent Representative to International Organizations in Vienna Mikhail Ulyanov rejected the US accusations against Iran over “violation of the Chemical Weapons Convention”, saying that Iran is a victim of use of such weapons.
China has expressed strong determination to continue strategic ties with Russia in the year ahead, with the Chinese foreign minister saying Beijing sees “no limit” as to how far the cooperation between the two sides can reach.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has defended his country’s defense ties with Iran, saying Moscow respects international law and gives priority to regional peace in its military cooperation with Tehran.
Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov rejected calls for the inclusion of other subjects in the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, saying any proposal similar to “JCPOA+” — put forward by Germany — is “wrong.”
With less than a month before Joe Biden moves into the White House, Moscow on Wednesday accused the incoming US administration of "Russophobia" after the president-elect promised to punish Russia for a major cyberattack.